Weekly Photography Assignment: Dramatic Skies

Each week we’ll be giving you a theme that you can submit a photo for, and we’ll choose our two favourites to be featured on the Nature TTL website. Participating in these assignments will be a great way for you to force yourself to push the boundaries of your photography and improve together as a community on the website.

Week 91: Dramatic Skies

Our theme this week is Dramatic Skies. Skies can make or break a photo, and there’s nothing better than a really dramatic skyline for a moody shot. This week, we want you to try and bring some drama into your nature images by harnessing the sky.

Here are some tutorials to help you:

Submit Your Photo

To enter your photo to this assignment, add it in the comments below this post. By submitting your photo, you are giving us permission to feature your photo the following week if it is chosen as one of our favourites. Please keep images under 2MB in size otherwise you may have difficulty uploading them.

weekly photo assignment
To enter your photo, look at the comments at the bottom of the page and press the ‘Upload Image’ button.

Here are some guidelines to keep things running smoothly:

  • Photos must be your own work
  • Please enter no more than 3 photos per week
  • Please only enter photos taken within the week of the assignment
  • Include a description with your photo and tell us a bit about it!

You have until next Tuesday, 11th September, to submit your photo.

Last Week’s Favourite

Here is our favourite submission from last week’s theme, Yellow. You can view all of the entries here.

Photo by Robert Kaplan

This is a lovely shot by Robert which shows an American Goldfinch surrounded by lovely complimenting yellow flowers. The soft bokeh in the background, with yellow tones, creates a visually pleasing and non-distracting background to result in a strong portrait of the bird. Well done!


Wool of the ocean by Andrii Slonchak on 500px.com


_DSC4349.jpg by Richard Felderer on 500px.com


Images embedded from 500px.com.

Good luck!


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